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* UPDATED – ALL CHARGES DISMISSED …

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* LIP News will be back tomorrow and I suggest that everyone at the Lancaster Newspapers take cover because their total lack of any reporting on the  “police involved shooting” one week ago today is one of the most shocking and … Continue reading

* UPDATED – WHO’S RUNNING THE PRISON?

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  * I am becoming truly annoyed.  I want to write but I want it to appear in a format people can easily read and looks good to the eye.  I have also said, I am a writer NOT a … Continue reading

AND THE RACISM BEGINS – AGAIN

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WHAT IS GOING ON?         But it was Oscar M. Martinez, 18, a junior at McCaskey, who apparently did the shooting, killing Spencer, 33, early Saturday morning, according to arrest warrant affidavits filed in the case. From today’s article, “Two … Continue reading

***BREAKING NEWS*** MURDER OF DIANA SPENCER

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ARREST MADE SECOND SUSPECT SOUGHT –                                                                      Christopher Lassitter is on the left, Oscar Manuel Martinez on the right.   UPDATED INFORMATION ON ARREST AS OF 19 APRIL 11:          As the investigation into this Homicide continued throughout Monday and … Continue reading

*** UPDATED – LIVE TRIAL COVERAGE!

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A WHOLE LOT OF CROUCHING  *   Doctor Wayne Ross finally got his comeuppance today.  Defense attorney Jeffrey Conrad took him on in a brief physical exchange!  It’s not what you are thinking but it sure was a surprise!   **  … Continue reading

YOUR HELP IS NEEDED!

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Kathy Gelin         A 10-year-old girl is missing (click here).  Anyone with information about her is asked to call police at 735-3300. Please check back later today.

*** BREAKING NEWS ***

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DEMOCRATIC SLATE! LIP News has learned the following: Endorsed candidates for City Council by the Lancaster City Democratic Committee: Barbara Wilson James Reichenbach John Graupera Endorsed candidates for School Board of the School District of Lancaster by both the Lancaster … Continue reading

THINGS ARE BREAKING ALL OVER!

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WHAT SAY YOU?      Lancaster Mayor J. Richard Gray returned my phone call this afternoon and I came home to a letter from David Cedeno (and apparently a certified letter from him is waiting at the Post Office for my … Continue reading

A PAIN IS A PAIN?

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FIELD HAS A FIELD DAY!     The column “Just a regular guy…hooked on pain pills” is a disgrace to Lancaster journalism and a lapse in the judgment of not only the columnist, that as far as we know is not a … Continue reading

YOU CAN MAKE STUFF UP?

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MORPHED INTO MARV?       A few notes this afternoon:  I also received a denial in my appeal in my Right To Know request for the autopsy report of Scott McQuilkin yesterday.  Both of these denials (see this morning’s post) can … Continue reading

HAPPY TURKEY DAY!

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HAVE A WONDERFUL THANKSGIVING! LIP News will resume daily publishing this Saturday, November 27.  Comments will remain open.

A JURY OF HIS PEERS?

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HOW IS IT POSSIBLE?       A spectator in David Jordan’s murder trial asks LNP reporter Janet Kelley on Monday why his jury is all white.        Two days later, the County Commissioners do away with the Human Relations Commission (click … Continue reading

STILL WAITING…

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A CHEAP SHOT?      “‘We didn’t talk,’ Christy’s father, 64, said.  ’We didn’t say nothing to nobody.’”     The last thing they wanted to do was jeopardize the case.     “Now, her father sees things differently.  ’Nice people finish last.’”    … Continue reading

WHERE ARE THE ANSWERS?

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WHO KILLED LYDIA?     There will be more to come on the death of Lydia Colon-Torres.  Did First Assistant District Attorney Christopher Larsen pull a dirty trick? Please check back later today…

APPEAL NUMBER ONE

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THE RIGHT TO KNOW?     With time running out and twenty minutes to compose a letter, today I appealed the District Attorney’s denial of my Right To Know request concerning the autopsy report on Lydia Colon-Torres.  It was sent by the … Continue reading

SAME OLD SONG?

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THE RIGHT TO KNOW?     This response in from the Lancaster County District Attorney’s office dated October 20, 2010.   Dear Ms. Holzinger:       Thank you for writing to the Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office with your request for … Continue reading

BALANCING HATE?

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BECKY-LAND?     This comment in from Citydweller, the administrator of the LancTalk.com forum under “HABLA INGLES?” below:     Galty,     Artie was never banned, or even warned. He is still a full member of LT with full posting privileges, but … Continue reading

A TIGHT GRIP & WHO’S IN CONTROL?

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  MORONS & BANKS?      I’m taking another semi-break today.  The weather is gorgeous and too many Philly teams are playing!     To the writer of the comment posted this morning, did you read Saturday’s Intell editorial, “Morons at a … Continue reading

MUDDYING THE WATERS

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DOWN & DIRTY     Republicans, Democrats and tea partiers running in this year’s midterm elections are calling for greater transparency.     As journalists, we’re all for it.     …If money talks, we ought to know who is doing the talking. This … Continue reading

** AFTER ONE YEAR – A COLD CASE?

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  ** There are days when I have to take a break – because I know that I am too angry to type.  Today is such a day.  I will simply take you to this from my November 12, 2009 … Continue reading

EYES ON THE PRIZE?

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WATCHING YOU!      We’ve got a conversation about race going on!  See comments under “SNAKES IN THE GRASS” below.      And speaking of snake hunting, there is this bizarre story today, “Intel-gathering firm watched groups here,” (click here).  It’s too … Continue reading

DEADLOCKED? – 2

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CULTURE OF ABUSE?     “They aren’t deadlocked,” Judge Anita Brody told the attorney from the Traveler’s Insurance Company in Federal Court on Friday.  It was the second time the jury of seven women and five men had returned in the afternoon … Continue reading

A DANGEROUS CULT?

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INCEST ON MANY LEVELS      This comment in:     In other areas and communities where the Amish have migrated to, they are not the ‘bedrock’ of the economy of the area nor the way that the community has identified itself … Continue reading

PLAYING BY THE BOOK?

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MOONLIGHTING? ADA Randall Miller      City police Detective Sgt. Matthew Blake charged Lopez with involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, statutory sexual assault, indecent assault and corruption of minors. Police said Lopez sexually assaulted the girl in July 2009 inside a city … Continue reading

GROCERY LIST!

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ADD TO CART?      Sometimes I wonder how we’d do it without Amelia’s.     Which is to say we buy our groceries from a variety of different supermarkets and produce stands.  But when it comes to bang for you buck, … Continue reading